10.03.2020 On Wednesday, March 11, the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns will arrive in Ventspils on a working visit to meet the judges of the Kurzeme court district, as well as to visit the authorities of the justice sector - the State Land Service and the State Probation Service structural departments. The reconstructed Kurzeme District courthouse will be unveiled.
The Minister of Justice and representatives of LPS discuss the most important directions for cooperation06.03.2020 On Friday, 6 March, Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice, met with the representatives of the Latvian Association of Local Governments (LPS) in order to discuss the most important directions for further cooperation. During the annual discussion between the Ministry of Justice and LPS J.Bordāns and Gints Kaminskis, the Chairman of LPS, paid the key attention to publishing of the binding regulations of municipalities, protection of rights of children, introduction of the new system for administrative liability and availability of services of the State Land Service.
MoJ forwards for coordination between the ministries the drafts regarding cancellation of the IPT for a primary dwelling as of 202205.03.2020 On Thursday, 5 March, the amendments to the National Real Estate Cadastre Law and the Law on Immovable Property Tax, developed by the Ministry of Justice, were announced in the meeting of State Secretaries, which provide for cancellation of the immovable property tax (IPT) for a primary dwelling, starting as of 1 January 2022, when the new cadastral values will be applied for calculation of the IPT.
28.02.2020 On Monday, 2 March, Jānis Bordāns, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, will visit Balvi and Vilaka, in order to meet with judges and employees of probation as well as to participate in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stompaki.
Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice: "Judges have confirmed their readiness to work in the Court of Economic Cases"28.02.2020 25 judges have confirmed the possibility to apply for the planned ten positions of judges in the Court of Economic Cases - shows results of the survey. The Ministry of Justice conducted the survey of judges in cooperation of the Court Administration during the time period from 6 to 14 February 2020.
The Minister of Justice discharges the bailiff Sandra Jaunsleine from the office for significant violations28.02.2020 On 26 February 2020 Jānis Bordāns, the Deputy Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, has made the decision to discharge the sworn bailiff Sandra Jaunsleine from the office. The most severe disciplinary sanction - discharge from office held - is imposed for significant violations of regulatory enactments governing the activities of sworn bailiffs, causing harm to the interests of the state - for undermining the prestige of the body of the sworn bailiffs and public trust to sworn bailiffs as public officials.
Janis Bordans, the Minister of Justice: "The new procedure for selection of the prosecutor general is a significant step towards progressive changes in the field of justice"27.02.2020 On Thursday, 27 February, during the final reading the Saeima supported amendments to the Office of the Prosecutor Law and in the Law on Judicial Power, developed by the Ministry of Justice, introducing an open competition for selection of candidates for the office of the prosecutor general.
The Cabinet of Ministers appoints Jekaterina Macuka in the office of the Director of the State Data Inspectorate!25.02.2020 The Cabinet of Ministers appoints Jekaterina Macuka in the office of the Director of the State Data Inspectorate as of 27 February 2020.
Notification of the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns regarding further progress of the case of Kristīne Misāne24.02.2020 Today, on 24 February, the Danish Court has made a decision regarding extradition of Kristine Misāne to Latvia.
21.02.2020 On Friday, 21 February, Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice, will participate in the meeting of the Judicial Disciplinary Commission, where the disciplinary case initiated by him against the judge of the district (city) court will be examined.